PoliTikalon: The Official Weblog of JR Lopez Gonzales

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Current Rank: 4 (Politics & Government)
Site Description: A weblog created by JR Lopez Gonzales who believes that Philippines can progress through the overhauling of the Filipino mentality. He envisions that Filipinos would talk about politics as much as how they talk on showbiz, teleserye, or basketball.
Date Joined: Feb 9, 2011

Tags: PoliTikalon, MSU-IIT, JR Lopez Gonzales, Filipino Politics, South Cotabato

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Rigondeaux stops Donaire via unanimous decision
on Apr 13, 2013 in Sports Nonito Donaire Jr. Guillermo Rigondeaux News Donaire versus Rigondeaux Radio City Music Hall, NEW YORK - Cuban pugilist Guillermo Rigondeaux snatched the win from Filipino fighter Nonito Donaire, Jr. via a controversial unanimous decision, 114-113, 115-112, and 116-111, in order to defend his WBA title and seize Do...

SolGen kicks off 2013 internship
on Apr 8, 2013 in Angelica Rojas Law Firm Daryl Ray Dumayas Jerueh Labro August Lizer Malate Domingo Lucenario III Estela Joy Intig Kristine Jane Liu Office of the Solicitor General Law JR Lopez Gonzales The Office of the Solicitor General, the law firm of the Philippines, has officially started its legal internship program called "Patriots Wanted" for the  sixty-five (65) junior and senior law students all over the country, yesterday, at the OS...

Top 10 Senators Who Filed the Most Bills and Resolutions for 2013
on Mar 31, 2013 in Senate Antonio Trillanes IV Lito Lapid Manny Villar Chiz Escudero Senate of the Philippines Miriam Defensor-Santiago Sen. Jinggoy Estrada Bills With the data coming from the Senate Legislative Bills and Index Service for the 15th Congress (as of February 7, 2013), here are the Top 10 Senators who filed the most bills or resolutions. It is of importance to note, however, that only 26 bills...

That Filipino Pastime Named "Kris Aquino"
on Mar 20, 2013 in Kris Aquino versus James Yap Kris Aquino and James Yap Filipino TV Shows ABS-CBN James Yap Filipino Showbiz Opinion of JR Lopez Gonzales Bimby Opinion Kris Aquino Essay I was watching the news hours ago, switching from one station to another, when suddenly a familiar face was shown and blown up in the evening news. A sobbing “Queen of All Media” Kris Aquino has once again invaded TV news’ airtime. Nice job, AB...

2012 List of Bar Exam Passers
on Mar 18, 2013 in Bar Exam Results October 2012 2012 2012 Bar Exams October 2012 Bar Exam Passers Here's the list of the 949 examinees who passed the October 2012 Bar examinations. The passing rate is one of the lowest at 17.76% or 949 of 5,343 examinees. 1. A JOSE- AGUSTIN, Karren 2. ABASTILLAS, Lemuel 3. ABERIN, Ma. Christine 4. ABES, Royc...

Word of Thanks #8: Yeeha, I’ve gone viral!
on Mar 9, 2013 in Hot Manila Juan Ponce Enrile Personal Word of Thanks Aika Robredo JR Lopez Gonzales JR Lopez Gonzales’ Viral Article Funny Move.PH Jenny Reyes Showbiz Government Viral Rappler I never really expected that my article, “8 Things Younger than Senator Juan PonceEnrile” would be a viral hit for the netizens on that fateful day of February 19th. For a couple of days after submission, I even thought that my article didn’t m...

Top 10 Biggest Spenders in the Senate
on Mar 6, 2013 in Philippine Senators Senate Spending Sen. Joker Arroyo Senate of the Philippines Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile Tax Sen. Jinggoy Estrada Big Spenders Top 10 The Commission on Audit (COA) released as required by law its official ‘Itemized List of Amounts Paid to and Expenses incurred for Each Senator” for the year 2011. Senators Migz Zubiri and Koko Pimentel were not included in the analysis because n...

Bar Exam Reforms and the Formats See-saw
on Mar 4, 2013 in MCQ 2013 Bar Exams Bar Examinations Supreme Court of the Philippines Essay The Philippine Bar exams, since its advent about 102 years ago, constantly tested the aspiring lawyers on their fitness to belong to the league of lawyers. Answered in a purely essay-type form, the exam is arguably the most difficult professional exa...

NCCA holds Taboan Satellite Project in MSU-IIT
on Mar 2, 2013 in NCCA Anthony Tan Christine Ortega Floraime Pantaleta Shem Linohon Earvin Borromeo Ladylyn Llames Merbhen Ganzon Johnrey Ortiz Johanne Roise Clavano Tzaddi Esguerra Angelito Nambatac German Gervacio ILIGAN CITY, Philippines – The National Commission for Culture and the Arts’s (NCCA) National Commission for Literary Arts, the Institute for Peace and Development in Mindanao (IPDM), and the Mindanao Creative Writers Group, Inc.,  organized...

2013 Senatorial Candidate #14: Bal Falcone Profile
on Feb 28, 2013 in 2013 Elections Who is Bal Falcone? Bal Falcone Profile 2013 Senatorial Candidate Bal Falcone Bio Bal Falcone In the light of the upcoming Elections this May 2013, I'm posting the background profiles of the 33 senatorial candidates. Please, I beg you; vote wisely. Senatorial Candidate No. 14 Bal Falcone Full Name: Baldomero “Bal” Cordero Falcone...

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